Object Title

Left tasset

Left tasset

Date

1585

Object Number

II.84 H

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Bequeathed by Sir John Smythe to James I in 1607, at Greenwich in 1611, brought to the Tower in 1649, sent to Windsor Castle in 1686 and returned to Tower in 1914.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height as mounted 1800mm, actual crest to knee 1330mm, width 800mm

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate XLVII, XLIX, XLCVIII, XCIX, CLV

Notes

RC2: Permission to lend required from sovereign